בדיקות של נגיף הקורונה ברחובות
Testing for coronavirus in Rehovot
Photo: AFP
Testing for coronavirus in Rehovot

Health Ministry reports 548 confirmed cases of coronavirus, 82-year-old dies

Of the 11,540 people currently fighting the virus, 333 are in hospitals with 86 described in serious condition, including 27 on ventilators; hard hit Jerusalem sees 93 new cases, Tel Aviv reports 86 new cases

Yaron Drukman |
Updated: 07.05.20 , 21:39
The Health Ministry announced Sunday that as of midnight 548 people have been confirmed to be infected by coronavirus and one woman has died bringing the death toll to 331.
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  • An 82-year-old woman from Jerusalem was the fifth person to die from the same retirement facility in the capitol.
    בדיקות של נגיף הקורונה ברחובותבדיקות של נגיף הקורונה ברחובות
    Testing for coronavirus in Rehovot
    (Photo: AFP)
    According to the figures released by the ministry, 333 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 and 86 of them are considered to be in serious condition.
    There are 27 people - five less than in the morning hours, currently on ventilators.
    שוק מחנה יהודהשוק מחנה יהודה
    Jerusalem Mahane Yehuda market
    (Photo: Moshe Mizrahi)
    The number of Israelis with COVID-19 stands on 11,540.
    Jerusalem, hard hit by the virus since the beginning of the pandemic has reported 93 new cases and Tel Aviv reports 87.
    New Health Ministry guidelines New Health Ministry guidelines
    New Health Ministry guidelines
    (Photo: Health Ministry)
    The Knesset coronavirus committee earlier, approved limitation on congregation in event halls, bars, and clubs to no more than 50 people as of Monday after Deputy Health Minister Yoav Kisch said that Israel is currently in the midst of a second coronavirus wave that's more "difficult and dangerous" than the first one.

    First published: 20:35 , 07.05.20
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